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Re: Yet Another LOD cloud browser

From: Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 10:52:42 -0500
Message-ID: <e23f467e0905180852v6cf41d45kff92cdf58cc9dd76@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: David Huynh <dfhuynh@alum.mit.edu>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, semantic-web@w3.org

The view we have is this:
> 1. Hook into Google and Yahoo and MSFT for pages and even apply a weighting
> or our algorithm so that Google|Yahoo|MSFT first page will be the same as
> ours (* this is deliberately not part of the LOD instance since sponging is
> disabled for now*)
> 2. Extend this somewhat popularity skewed algorithm with the ability to
>  disambiguate  using Entity Type ( Category re. Sherman's UI) and Properties
> (Information re. Sherman's UI).

Ah, so that's the answer to my question :) Note that now the user can lookup
'things known by the URI [___blank____]', which now means once sponging is
turned on, then razorbase will be a 'true' linked data browser.

>  The URL "www.microsoft.com" in that search result is perhaps the most
>> convincing element, as I know only *the* Microsoft can possibly own that
>> domain. (This will be a challenge for any SW search engine, because no-one
>> can own any URI, and so, seeing a URI alone means pretty much nothing.
> URI means: here is the Identifier for an Data Object in this Data Space. It
> means that a simple click will unravel its essence in a representation
> overtly or covertly negotiated between user agent and data server.

Yes, I'll post response in the new thread.

Received on Monday, 18 May 2009 15:53:22 UTC

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